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Early Bird Draw:  Register before October 10th for a chance to win a $25 gift card.

Winner will be announced at the start of the day!

Two additional draw prizes will be held throughout the day.

PAVRO will present a one-day training from 9:00am to 4:00pm on October 18, 2023 via ZOOM. This training, titled Leveraging Technology in a Human World: Inclusively, Responsibly, Creatively’, will focus on equipping leaders of volunteers with skills to use modern technology tools such as Artificial Intelligence while keeping the human aspect that is key to any volunteer program. Designed for those who engage volunteers, service delivery programs, and nonprofits, this one-day training event features three internationally known speakers. The training presentations will be broadcast live in the United States and Canada on October 18 from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada to via ZOOM. Participants will receive handouts, worksheets, and will connect and network with nearly 1,000 of their peers on a face to face and electronic level at over 50 remote locations across the United States, Canada, and Australia. Click here to read the press release in full.

Space is limited, save your spot today! 


Rob Jackson is Director of Rob Jackson Consulting Ltd, a consultancy and  training company  that helps engage and inspire people to bring about change. Rob has almost 30 years experience working in the voluntary and community sector, holding a variety of strategic development and senior management roles that have focused on leading and engaging volunteers.

Beth Kanter: Beth Kanter is a well-established international nonprofit thought leader and author. Her first book, The Networked Nonprofit, introduced the sector to a new way of thinking and operating in a connected world. Her second book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit, is a practical guide for using measurement and learning to achieve social impact. Her third book, The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact Without Burnout, was the first book to advocate for personal and workplace resilience in the nonprofit sector. Her fourth book, The Smart Nonprofit, examines the impact of artificial intelligence for nonprofits.  Beth will be presenting about keeping the human and inclusive touch in technology.

Stephan Dobri has always been interested in using engineering to help improve the lives of other people. The desire to help others lead him to complete his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering with the Building and Designing Assistive  Technology (BDAT) Lab at Queen’s University, where he learned more about universal and user-centred design, and assistive devices. Through the BDAT Lab and subsequent teaching at Queen’s, Stephan learned about Makers Making Change (MMC) and he jumped at the opportunity to join the Engineering and Outreach teams. Stephan will be presenting creative ways technology is helping volunteers and programs.

Tony Goodrow, CEO,  Better Impact.  Tony Goodrow is the founder and CEO of Better Impact, a software company that has been helping leaders of volunteer since 2001. He and the Better Impact team of 30 now work with over 3,000 organizations around the world. Tony will be presenting about the responsible and secure ways to manage technology.

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